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News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Off-roading in Kyrgyzstan: where the streets have no name

News channel or source: http://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/travel/off-roading-in-kyrgyzstan-where-the-streets-have-no-name/article22815626.ece
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

With over 2,000 years of history, Kyrgyz culture has heavy influences of the former Soviet Union, Mongolia, China, and Persia. A walk around the capital city of Bishkek, with its Soviet-era grid structure, sets the tone for appreciating this confluence.

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: ‘I want to be that badass’ – Women’s Adventure Film Tour helps create role models for young girls

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/sport/outdoor/extreme-sports/article/2134397/i-want-be-badass-womens-adventure-film-tour-helps
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

They needed a presence on the ground in Kyrgyzstan, but insisting it was a woman made it harder still. Until they found Cholpon Aiylchieva, who had defied expectations. “She has gone against the grain from what is expected from her culture,” Degagne said.

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Presidents of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan exchanged congratulatory messages

News channel or source: http://uza.uz/en/politics/presidents-of-uzbekistan-and-kyrgyzstan-exchanged-congratula-16-02-2018
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Cultural and humanitarian exchanges have been significantly intensified, Days of Culture and Art of Uzbekistan in Kyrgyzstan, as well as a number of joint events in this sphere were successfully held. Most importantly, all this meets the interests and ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Athletes from 38 countries to attend Asian Wrestling Championship in Bishkek

News channel or source: https://24.kg/english/76169_Athletes_from_38_countries_to_attend_Asian_Wrestling_Championship_in_Bishkek/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Athletes from 38 countries will come to Bishkek for the Asian Wrestling Championship. The State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. Competitions will be held from February 27 to March 4 at the Kojomkul ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Surajkund Mela: Rendezvous of crafts and cultures

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20180218/3279416.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The 17-day long Mela was inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the theme state is Uttar Pradesh with Kyrgyzstan as the partner ... tourism apart from showcasing its art, culture and heritage in the mela. The colourful stalls ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Armenian cuisine at Saudi Arabia’s Lusin restaurant eclipses the competition

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1249616
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

When lavash, the unleavened flatbread, made it on to UNESCO’s list as an “expression of Armenian culture,” protesters in Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan asserted that lavash does not originate or belong solely to Armenia.

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: The world reads Aitmatov

News channel or source: http://kazakh-tv.kz/en/view/culture/page_191212_the-world-reads-aitmatov
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov will be celebrated not only in Kyrgyzstan. The International Organization of the Turkic Culture declared 2018 to be the year of the Kyrgyz writer. The various events will take place under the auspices of TURKSOY in ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Meet the ‘Stans: 9 incredible holiday adventures in Central Asia’s most enigmatic corners

News channel or source: https://www.wanderlust.co.uk/content/best-adventure-holidays-in-central-asia-uzbekistan-kyrgyzstan-tajikistan-kazakhstan-turkmenistan/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In marked contrast, the second part of your odyssey reveals treasures from Central Asia’s heyday – the glittering cities of Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand – where a golden period of Muslim culture ... country on this ‘Kyrgyzstan Only’ tour ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Pope: A Day of Fasting and Prayer for South Sudan, Congo and Syria

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Pope:-A-Day-of-Fasting-and-Prayer-for-South-Sudan,-Congo-and-Syria-43187.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

vice-rector of the Catholic University of Lisbon and consultant of the Pontifical Council for Culture, who preached the exercises, held in Ariccia, near Rome. The Pope also said that the Holy Spirit "flies and works outside" the Church which "is not a cage ...

News Kyrgyzstan » Culture: Kyrgyzstan culture revolves around food ... and more food

News channel or source: http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Kyrgyzstan+culture+revolves+around+food+more+food/10663757/story.html
Publication date: hursday 18 December 2014

The small Central Asian, ex-Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan - wedged between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China, and Tajikistan - has never been on the radar for many travellers. But it should be. Kyrgyzstan boasts gorgeous mountain ranges, several 7,000-metre-plus ...